Wool, cotton, silk, metal
overall (coat): 4 x 23 1/2 x 32 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 59.7 x 82.6 cm )
overall (each epaulette): 1 1/4 x 7 1/8 x 3 3/4 i
embroidered: on tag, inside neck: "Brooks Bros / Broadway / New-York"
Dark blue wool double-breasted military dress coat with removable epaulettes; coat has stand-up collar, 9 metal buttons along each side of the front, the bottom of each sleeve has a horizontal row of 3 buttons and a vertical row of 3 buttons; lined with black silk; each epaulette has a metal lace Turk's knot, with metal thread oak leaves and crossed firearms on black ground on the obverse, lined with dark blue wool felt, with metal hinged clasp fastener.
Gift of Mrs. Philip G. Schermerhorn
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